Author: AbhishekAmarnani

Tripura eager to sell power to Bangladesh

AGARTALA: Tripura chief minister Manik Sarkar has expressed interest in selling 100MW power to neighbouring Bangladesh as the state will be power surplus by January next. “We can sell 100 mw power to Bangladesh from our...

Bhutan power tariff revision irks states

NEW DELHI: India could be looking at another diplomatic pothole in Bhutan after the episode involving brief cessation of cooking gas subsidy. Three eastern states, which draw power fromhydel projects built in that country with Indian aid,...

Merkel Ally Calls for End to Clean-Energy Priority on Power Grid

Germany shouldn’t force power-grid operators to prioritize the distribution and sale of clean energy, according to an ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel. It’s no longer necessary to give new renewable-energy plants preference because clean-power growth targets can be...

US to limit emissions at new power plants

The US Environmental Protection Agency proposed Friday to limit carbon dioxide emissions from new power plants, in a bid to implement President Barack Obama’s plan to fight climate change. The move marks the “first...

Power producers make a killing on giveaway coal

Companies that were awarded captive coal linkages by government are selling power in high-margin open markets Ministry of Power documents reveal that the government has consistently failed to protect consumers from high electricity tariffs...

China’s Limit on New Solar Factories Seen Driving M&A

China, the world’s biggest maker of solar panels, will limit construction of new photovoltaic manufacturing plants to curb excess capacity, a move that may spur consolidation within the industry. New solar plants that “purely”...

World bank to refurbish old power plants

KOLKATA: The World Bank will refurbish three old thermal power plants — one in Maharashtra and two in West Bengal — at an investment of Rs 1,400 crore as part of a pilot project for the...